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18 / 1 / 2023

Dwarf tundra shrubs share past

In the Krkonoše Mountains there is a glacial relic of otherwise a very abundant woody species in the northern tundra, the dwarf shrub crowberry (Empetrum nigrum). Although it is a very tiny shrub, it forms rings like trees. It is thus a witness to envi...

8 / 6 / 2022

Brownfield decontamination: case studies

The article deals with simple methods of groundwater decontamination from the vicinity of brownfield locations. Research has shown that the vast majority of contaminated water can easily be decontaminated by relatively cheap and simple methods in serie...

24 / 4 / 2022

Dechlorination during pyrolysis of plastics

Pyrolysis, classified as a tertiary (thermochemical) plastics recycling process, is currently promoted as an effective solution for recycling a wide range of plastic wastes. Although it is not a new technology, it is just now finding an economically su...

23 / 3 / 2022

How to start cooperating with nature?

Restoring Natural Forests as the Most Efficient Way to Water Quality and Abundance: Case Study from Želivka River Basin One of the old folk proverbs says: "Where there is a forest, there is water." A perceptive nature observer, the Austrian forester V...

10 / 2 / 2022

Antibacterial Nanostructured Membranes

Metal-organic frameworks, MOFs, are hybrid coordination polymers consisting of inorganic nodes linked together via organic ligands called linkers. MOFs are  3D crystalline structures with high surface area and porosity. Due to the high number of possib...

17 / 1 / 2022

Phytodegradation of oil-contaminated soils

The publication, which was prepared in collaboration with colleagues from the Institute for Nanomaterials, Advanced Technologies and Innovation of the Technical University of Liberec, follows up the previous research on energy plants and their potentia...

30 / 11 / 2021

3-D reconstruction of 300 km of Vltava river

The presented article was written thanks to the inter-university cooperation between the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the CTU in Prague (Department of Geomatics) and the Faculty of Environment UJEP (Department of Geoinformatics - KGI). The main topi...